New open access resource for teaching beach morphodynamics

A new teaching resource is available for teaching beach morphodynamics to university-level students: Gallop, S.L., Harley, M.D., Brander, R.W., Simmons, J., Splinter, K.D., Turner, I.L. 2017. Assessing cross-shore and alongshore variation in beach morphology due to wave climate: Storms to decades. Oceanography 30(3), 120–125. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.304 This open-access paper has just been published in Oceanography and consists […]

Dr Siddhi Joshi

Siddhi recently completed her doctorate in coastal marine sediment dynamics and biogeosciences at National University of Ireland, Galway. During her PhD she focused on the unique sediment transport properties of maerl or rhodolith habitats (coralline algae habitats found in the West of Ireland and beyond). She is a semi-professional documentary maker and made an hour […]

At a land down under, women glow when Science meets Parliament

by dr Graziela Miot da Silva, Flinders University I had the opportunity to attend the 18th Science meets Parliament (SmP) event in Canberra (21 and 22 March 2017), promoted by Science and Technology Australia (STA). The main goal of this event is to improve the understanding between science and political stakeholders by saturating Parliament with science […]

Coastal Pride: An LGBTI women’s experience of Coastal Geoscience

By Dr. Siddhi Joshi, coastal geoscientist and oceanographer As a coastal marine scientist and a global LGBTI rights activist,  I wanted to write a blog post which explored an LGBTI woman’s experience in coastal geosciences and engineering. My main motivation is to engage in dialogue over the aspects that haunted me throughout the early stages of […]

Introducing new journal Anthropocene Coasts

A Look to the Future  A multidisciplinary international journal, Anthropocene Coasts brings together diverse fields of study to tackle complex issues related to coastal regions in the Anthropocene. Anthropocene Coasts publishes research on some of the most complex questions facing human-influenced coastal environments. A forum to discuss anthropogenic change, specifically in the context of coastal […]

Embracing imperfections and rising in your career and life

with Dr Graziela Miot da Silva, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia Hello blog world, here it is, my first time giving you a try. For some time I have thought about sharing the experiences I had when moving countries and starting new jobs. Within ten years I moved countries twice and started 3 new jobs, all while […]

Girls with drones – by Stephanie Duce

Girls with drones by Stephanie Duce, lecturer at James Cook University A quick google search of “girls with drones” currently returns more pictures of bikinis and bottoms than propellers and controllers… but that is something that will hopefully change in the near future particularly with the work of organisations like She Flies. Recently, I was […]

Funding for ECR’s to attend Regional Sea-Level Change and Coastal Impacts, due Feb 15th

Regional Sea-Level Change and Coastal Impacts conference 10-14 July 2017, Columbia University, New-York (NY) “Future Earth Coasts are making available 2 bursaries for Early Career/Global South participants to attend the WCRP/IOC “Regional Sea-Level Change and Coastal Impacts” conference 10-14 July 2017, Columbia University, New-York (NY) – USA. See http://sealevel2017.org for further details. Each bursary will have a value […]

WICGE at EGU, April 2017

The Women in Coastal Geo-sciences and Engineering (WICGE) network will be instrumental in achieving gender equality in coastal geoscience and engineering. WICGE works across age groups, genders, and career levels, in academia, government and industry. We have developed some practical objectives including inspiring women to pursue a career in STEM, work for gender equality at events […]

Funding grants for women’s leadership development in Australia

   FUNDING GRANTS FOR WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT In 2016 Women & Leadership Australia is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the environmental sciences. The initiative is providing women in environmental science with grants for leadership development. More specifically, grant applications are open for women at three levels. Please click […]

Dr Shari Gallop, Co-Founder of WiCGE

Shari is an Early Career Researcher coastal morphologist and oceanographer. She has worked on coasts in New Zealand, Australia, and the UK. Her research is focused largely on understanding interactions between coastal geology and structures, with met-ocean forcing, and sediment transport. She is particularly interested in physical processes on coasts with reefs, and also of rip […]

Associate Professor Ana Vila Concejo, Co-Founder of WiCGE

Ana is a marine scientist whose speciality is linking scales in coastal geomorphology. She looks at sediment transport and coastal change at different scales: immediate, event, decadal and Holocene. Her career started in Spain, then moved to Portugal in 1998 and came to Australia in 2005. She has worked on ocean and estuarine beaches, tidal inlet […]